Cooperation is key to counter the COVID-19 outbreak: the Council adopts conclusions

The Council today adopted conclusions on COVID-19. The conclusions welcome the EU’s effective response to the challenges arising from the outbreak of Novel coronavirus and urge member states to take the necessary measures to enhance their cooperation. They also call on the Commission to examine ways of facilitating member states’ access to personal protective equipment and to evaluate the consequences of global health threats for the availability of medicines within the EU.

Adoption of conclusions on COVID-19, 13 February 2020